Revenue Tax Administration

ENHANCED COMPLIANCE OF INDIRECT TAXES AND COORDINATED BORDER MANAGEMENT (Feb 15 – 19, 2016)

The purpose of this seminar is to bring together senior Customs officials from Revenue Administrations in the region for both knowledge sharing and peer-to-peer exchange of ideas and experiences in the compliance of indirect taxation particularly in relation to working with other Border Control Agencies (BCA) in the inspection of cargo, documents and collection of various taxes, duties, fees, service charges etc.

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Seminaire Regional ( en collaboration avec AFRITAC Sud) sur L’integration des Missions Douanieres et Fiscales en vue de la lutte contre les fraudes (Septembre 28 – Octobre 04)

Besoin de mobiliser davantage de ressources fiscales dans un contexte de stagnation des revenus d’exploitations des ressources naturelles, expansion et innovation croissante du circuit informel, besoin accru d’intégration régionale et accords de démantèlement tarifaire, promotion du consentement volontaire aux droits et taxes et amélioration du climat des affaires, tels sont les défis auxquels doivent faire face, chacune de leur côté, les administrations fiscales et douanières des Etats membres d’AFRITAC Centre.

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Large Taxpayer Administration – (October 5 – 9, 2015)

The objective of the seminar is to improve the effectiveness of large taxpayer administration. AFS has been at the forefront of promoting segment-based tax administration starting with the establishment of Large Taxpayer Units or Offices (LTUs or LTOs). Four member countries have recently established offices to manage large taxpayers. The rest of the member countries of the AFS region already had large taxpayer offices in place prior to 2012. The seminar will promote the sharing of experiences with large taxpayer administration in the region. International experts will support discussions on emerging trends and practices in the effective administration of large taxpayers.

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DESIGNING LEGAL FRAMEWORKS FOR TAXATION OF EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES-(November 24 – 28, 2014)

It has been estimated by the UNDP that Government revenue as a share of GDP will need to exceed 20 percent for countries to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. For many African countries, this will require a significant increase in revenue levels. The extractives sector offers a potentially major source of revenue mobilization for many African countries.

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COMPLIANCE MANAGEMENT IN REVENUE ADMINISTRATION-(October 13 – 17, 2014)

Managing the compliance of taxpayers is at the center of revenue administration. For taxpayers, the appetite to find ways to pay less tax and the propensity to profit from devising and promoting schemes to satisfy that appetite is an ever present risk to revenue administration.

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